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Praveen Duddu

Mining job trends: New jobs decline by 12% in December

New job postings in the mining industry declined by 12% in December 2020 compared with the previous month, displaying a mixed trend across regions, according to GlobalData’s jobs analytics.

COVID-19 impact on commodity production in 2020 to be lower in Australia: Poll

The COVID-19 pandemic coupled with the lockdown restrictions directly impacted the commodity market by disrupting supply chains and forcing production cuts.

Metallurgical coal demand to be the worst hit in 2020: Poll

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted several industries globally, particularly power, manufacturing, and auto, which drive the demand for metals and minerals.

Few employees want to return to office full-time when lockdowns are eased: Poll

Remote working or working from home has become the new norm during the COVID-19 times which call for maintaining physical distancing and complying with lockdown measures to curb disease spread.

Mining companies responded adequately to safeguarding workers from COVID-19: Poll

Mines have emerged as hot spots for the spread of the COVID-19 disease with an estimated 4,000 mining workers being infected in more than 18 countries.

Mining companies likely to spend more on technology due to COVID-19: Poll

The mining industry has been significantly impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic leading to suspension of mining activities at a number of properties.

COVID-19 has a high impact on mining capital expenditure: Poll

Close proximity between thousands of workers who work underground in close spaces can act as a catalyst for the spread of the COVID-19 disease.